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Mar 25, 2015

13:06:52 GMT--Vehicle Incident - Asia - Russia [Asia]

EDIS Number: VIV-20150325-47481-RUS

Date / time: 25/03/2015 13:04:03 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Incident

Area: Asia

Country: Russia [Asia]

State/County: Federal district

Location: St. Petersburg [Pulkovo Airport]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Moderate


A Russian airline UTair Boeing 737 plane, carrying 78 passengers plus crew, has requested an emergency landing at the Pulkovo airport in St Petersburg, the company and a Russian aviation source said on Wednesday. The source said one of the plane's engines had failed and that the plane had been due to land at 12:25 pm (0925 GMT). The emergency landing was carried out 'after the transmitter went off, signalling the right engine's failure', a source told RIA Novosti news agency.

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